Family: Geometridae

70.239 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria

There are 281 county records of 392 individuals from 55 different sites. First recorded in 1917.

Individual records comprise of: [391 Adult] [1 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
48
May
66
Jun
90
Jul
47
Aug
137
Sep
3

Earliest: 08 Apr 2012 - Latest: 06 Sep 2016

Historical Abundance

2018
26
2017
30
2016
30
2015
43
2014
64
2013
41
2012
9
2011
27
2010
18
2009
1

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
207 (310)
VC68
74 (82)

Status Grade 2

Larval food plants

13. Broadleaved trees
Alder Alnus glutinosa
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Downy Birch Betula pubescens
Hazel Corylus avellana
Midland Hawthorn Crataegus laevigata
Oak Quercus spp
Silver Birch Betula pendula

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